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Monday, May 06, 2013

Mexican Bellwether

I think the outcome of wealth inequity may be experienced first in Mexico; if Mexican society falls into revolution - which is no small possibility as the government remains being viewed as ineffective in its fight with gangs - we may divine what lay in store for other countries.

Restaurant tantrum exposes Mexican class divide
By Will Grant 
BBC News, Mexico City 

 ...In another high-end part of the capital, the owner of a fashion company was filmed thrashing a parking attendant for saying he could not help him change his flat tyre because he wasn't allowed to abandon his post.
The man broke the parking attendant's teeth in the beating, and repeatedly called him "pinche Indio", "damn Indian".
Despite the irrefutable video evidence against the so-called gentleman, he was nothing more than mildly inconvenienced by the bad press and the court case which followed.


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